Recent/Upcoming Presentations

Chacón, Dustin A. 2019. Variation in Islands and Learnability: Three Test-Cases in Spanish. Talk presented at the LSA 2019 Special Session on Variation in Islands.

Chacón, Dustin A. 2018. Grammar, Processes, and Plausibility. Invited talk at Indian Institute of Technology.

Chacón, Dustin A. 2018. Grammar, Processes, and Plausibility: How Sentence Processing can Inform Syntactic Theory. Invited talk at Carleton College.


Chacón, Dustin A., Shota Momma, and Colin Phillips. 2016. Linguistic representations and memory architectures: The devil is in the details. Brain and Behavioral Sciences. [link]

Chacón, Dustin A., Mashrur Imtiaz, Shirsho Dasgupta, Sikder Monoare Murshed, Mina Dan, and Colin Phillips. 2016. Locality and active dependency formation in Bangla. Frontiers in Psychology. [link]

Chacón, Dustin A. Head movement in the Bangla DP. 2011. Journal of South Asian Linguistics 4(1), pp. 3–25. [link]

Pakhomov, Serguei V.S., Jeanette Gundel, Dustin Chacón, and Mark Wicklund. 2010. Computerized assessment of syntactic complexity in Alzheimer's Disease: A case study of Iris Murdoch's writings. Behavior Research Methods 43(1), pp. 136–144. [link]

Pakhomov, Serguei V.S., Glenn Smith, Dustin Chacón, Yara Feliciano, Neill Graff-Radford, Richard Casselli, and David S. Knopman. 2010. Computerized analysis of speech and language to identify psycholinguistic correlates of frontotemporal lobar degeneration. Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology 23(3), pp. 165–177. [link]


Chacón, Dustin A., Colin Phillips. Minding The Gap?: Mechanisms Underlying Resumption in English. [available on request]

Chacón, Dustin A., Michael Fetters, Margaret Kandel, Eric Pelzl, and Colin Phillips. Indirect learning and the that-trace effect. [available on request]

Books and Chapters

Conners, Thomas J., Dustin A. Chacón. 2015. Syntax, in David (2015).

David, Anne Boyle. Descriptive Grammar of Bangla, eds. Thomas J. Conners and Dustin A. Chacón. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. [link]


Kraft, Austin, Jon Coltz, Dustin A Chacón. Testing the Real-Time Status of Covert Movement of Wh-operators and QPs in English. Proceedings of the 37th Chicago Linguistics Society [link]

Zhang, Borui, Dustin A. Chacón. 2018. Embedding, covert movement, and intervention in Kathmandu Newari. Proceedings of the Linguistic Society of America, Vol. 3 [link]

Chacón, Dustin A. 2018, to be submitted. How To Make a Pronoun Resumptive. [draft]

Kohrt, Annika, Trey Sorensen, Dustin A. Chacón. 2018, to be submitted. The real-time status of semantic exceptions to the adjunct island constraint. [draft]

Zhang, Borui, Dustin A. Chacón. 2018. Embedding, Covert Movement, and Intervention in Kathmandu Newari. Proceedings of the 92nd Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America. [link]

LaTerza, Chris, Dustin Chacón, Jen Johnson, Ruth Kramer, and Morgan Rood. 2014. Plural shifted indexicals are plural: Evidence from Amharic. Proceedings of NELS 44(2), pp. 259–270. [link]

Chacón, Dustin A., Jen Johnson, Ruth Kramer, Chris LaTerza, Morgan Rood. 2013. New Puzzles for Shifting Indexical: An Amharic Case Study. Proceedings of ACAL 44, pp. 158–164. [link]


Chacón, Dustin A. Attraction is subjective: Agreement Attraction and Default Agreement. Poster presented at CUNY 31. [pdf]

Christensen, Mary, Dustin A. Chacón. Determining obligatory in Spanish WH-extraction. Poster presented at CUNY 31. [pdf]